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Bring the farm or ranch to the table by preparing a delicious and savory Cornish hen at your next gathering.

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By carol gorman

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  • 1 1/2 pounds mixed red and green seedless grapes
  • 8 shallots, root end intact, halved if large
  • 6 sprigs thyme, plus leaves for hens
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 4 Cornish game hens (1 to 1 1/4 pounds each)

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  • 1 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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Recipe is from Lorie

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  • 1/2 Jar Orange Marmalade
  • 1/2 Jar Apricot Preserves
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